The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 80 84 69
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 6 7 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.65% 0.72% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.86% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 34
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,650 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
User Stories
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
761 814 1007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.92% 83.49% 80.95%
Number of salaries quoted 643 725 910
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Bedfordshire region.

User Stories Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

User Stories
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +5 5 £42,500 -
User Stories
East of England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 48 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (87.50%) Scrum
3 34 (70.83%) DSDM
4 33 (68.75%) Use Case
5 23 (47.92%) Kanban
6 22 (45.83%) BPMN
6 22 (45.83%) UML
7 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
7 17 (35.42%) Business Analysis
8 16 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 15 (31.25%) Performance Management
10 14 (29.17%) Project Management
11 13 (27.08%) Line Management
11 13 (27.08%) Mentoring
12 12 (25.00%) User Experience
13 11 (22.92%) CBAP
13 11 (22.92%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (22.92%) Client/Server
13 11 (22.92%) Data Modelling
13 11 (22.92%) ISEB
14 6 (12.50%) .NET
15 4 (8.33%) Finance
16 3 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
16 3 (6.25%) JD Edwards
16 3 (6.25%) Oracle
16 3 (6.25%) C#
16 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
16 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
17 2 (4.17%) Product Management
17 2 (4.17%) Oracle General Ledger

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 16 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Agresso
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (85.42%) Analyst
2 40 (83.33%) Business Analyst
3 22 (45.83%) Senior Business Analyst
3 22 (45.83%) Senior Analyst
4 14 (29.17%) Agile Business Analyst
5 11 (22.92%) Business Analyst Team Leader
5 11 (22.92%) Software Team Leader
5 11 (22.92%) Team Leader
6 4 (8.33%) Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Lead Architect
7 2 (4.17%) C# Architect
7 2 (4.17%) .NET Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Developer
7 2 (4.17%) .NET Technical Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.17%) Lead Technical Architect
8 1 (2.08%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Junior Business Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) jQuery
2 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.08%) HTML5
3 1 (2.08%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) CSS
3 1 (2.08%) Ajax
3 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) User Experience
2 11 (22.92%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (87.50%) Scrum
3 34 (70.83%) DSDM
4 33 (68.75%) Use Case
5 23 (47.92%) Kanban
6 22 (45.83%) BPMN
6 22 (45.83%) UML
7 17 (35.42%) Business Analysis
8 15 (31.25%) Performance Management
9 14 (29.17%) Project Management
10 13 (27.08%) Line Management
10 13 (27.08%) Mentoring
11 11 (22.92%) Data Modelling
12 3 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
12 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
13 2 (4.17%) Product Management
13 2 (4.17%) SSADM
13 2 (4.17%) Change Management
13 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) C#
2 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.08%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) ISEB
1 11 (22.92%) CBAP
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle
2 3 (6.25%) JD Edwards
3 2 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) Pegasus
4 1 (2.08%) Apple
4 1 (2.08%) Sage
4 1 (2.08%) Xamarin
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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